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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 220:  FABRIC OF SPECIAL WEAVE
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2012
   Country      2010       2011       9/2011     9/2012  % Change    9/2011     7/2012     8/2012     9/2012   % Change % Share


     WORLD     161.014    177.837    131.313    134.051      2.09   172.330    181.173    181.353    180.575       4.78  100.00

     CHINA P    43.365     44.950     33.583     32.368     -3.62    42.470     44.697     44.614     43.735       2.98   24.22

     ITALY      27.538     29.368     21.410     23.713     10.76    28.951     31.855     31.547     31.672       9.40   17.54

     INDIA       7.781     12.312      8.628     10.901     26.35    10.850     14.235     14.349     14.586      34.44    8.08

     TURKEY      4.253      7.596      4.374      9.797    123.97     5.752     12.179     13.000     13.019     126.35    7.21

     PAKISTN    11.618     12.427      9.133      7.046    -22.85    12.250     10.335     10.428     10.340     -15.59    5.73

     CANADA      9.914      8.965      7.493      6.113    -18.42     9.890      7.786      7.530      7.586     -23.30    4.20

     FRANCE      7.499      8.413      6.302      5.401    -14.29     8.221      7.526      7.533      7.512      -8.62    4.16

     KOR REP     6.811      7.843      5.965      5.450     -8.63     7.712      7.614      7.425      7.328      -4.97    4.06

     CHINA T     6.323      5.915      4.542      3.931    -13.45     6.366      5.487      5.367      5.304     -16.69    2.94

     MEXICO      3.550      3.725      2.898      2.614     -9.80     3.827      3.639      3.793      3.441     -10.08    1.91

     SPAIN       2.652      3.112      2.534      2.859     12.83     2.967      3.334      3.448      3.437      15.84    1.90

     S ARAB      0.001      1.137      0.562      2.771    392.81     0.564      2.966      3.041      3.346     493.63    1.85

     ARAB EM     2.141      1.331      0.993      1.671     68.31     1.099      1.981      2.003      2.009      82.71    1.11

     INDNSIA     0.909      0.962      0.662      0.946     42.96     1.122      1.320      1.223      1.246      11.03    0.69

     ISRAEL      1.681      0.858      0.664      0.760     14.50     1.269      0.841      0.859      0.954     -24.82    0.53

     GUATMAL     0.148      0.059      0.049      0.014    -70.93     0.089      0.026      0.026      0.024     -73.12    0.01


     _WTO      160.551    177.686    131.283    133.834      1.94   171.889    180.819    180.996    180.236       4.86   99.81

     _OECD      74.212     85.552     63.198     65.270      3.28    83.174     87.427     87.605     87.624       5.35   48.53

     _EU15      51.197     59.146     43.911     42.271     -3.74    57.798     57.658     57.407     57.506      -0.51   31.85

     _EC12      49.826     57.280     42.313     41.727     -1.39    55.993     56.717     56.496     56.694       1.25   31.40

     _W HEMI    15.867     15.080     12.307      9.917    -19.42    16.467     13.311     13.125     12.690     -22.94    7.03

     _ASEAN      2.599      3.241      2.585      2.249    -13.02     3.452      3.081      2.864      2.905     -15.84    1.61

     _CBI        0.472      0.298      0.197      0.239     21.38     0.315      0.321      0.341      0.340       7.77    0.19

     _CAFTA      0.469      0.295      0.195      0.231     18.35     0.312      0.316      0.333      0.331       5.88    0.18